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didn't read the bill. every time obama comes -- president obama comes out with something, they just back it no matter what, and all of a sudden they have an oops moment 'cause they realized oh, my costs go up, so please help me. i think the bottom line, they'll end up with some sort of exemption, some sort of subsidy and guess what? it will be on our backs as usual. >> i know, but it's kind of interesting, dagen, maybe expecting quid pro quo didn't happen. >> to gary's point, if they get these subsidies on top of -- these members already having health insurance, that just opens the door for handouts to anybody. will ultimately drive up the cost of this health care law even more. listen, this law was about expanding health insurance to people who didn't have it. well, union members, you have it. your costs go up. suck it up. that's the way it goes [ laughter ] >> you like that one, huh? >> charlie, they've got -- to dagen's point, they qualify for breaks -- >> it's kind of absurdity of the health care law in the first place that there is all these sort of outs, you can get an out if
in coming to the table. >> they haven't been in the previous four years the obama administration the previous eight years of the bush administration and the previous eight years of clinton administration. i can continue to go back, so i do not think they he are serious about negotiating. it just gives them more time. >> reporter: the general says the u.s. along with other nations should use covert operations to thwart iran's nuclear development. gregg? >> molly henneberg. thanks. >>> the white house says it expects the senate to confirm president obama's nominee for defense secretary. white house press secretary jay carney defending former republican senator chuck hagel saying that he will be an excellent pentagon chief. now, this comes after a fiery confirmation hearing with members of the senate armed services committee. he faced some tough questions including this one from senator james imhoff. >> why do you think the rainan foreign ministry strongly supports your nomination to be the secretary of defense? >> i have a difficult enough time with american politics senator. i hav
of the united states. >> president obama delivered his fifth state of the union address. >> the greatest nation on earth cannot keep continuing biz interest drifting from one manufacturer to the next. >> they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserved a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> senator marco rubio gave the republican response. >> nothing has frustrated me more than that. >> he was a little tense nervous drinking water through his speech. >> i thought a light was about to fall on him. >> he's thankful for their loving friends. >>> towing the cruise ship to alabama. >> flooding raw sewage. >> all that -- >> the show winner the affenpinscher affenpinscher. >> how about that? stone faced. >> he just pulled off a back flip as the snow is taking him down that mountain. >> -- and all that matters. >> the ceo of apple sat with michelle obama. you can't sit close to your wife surrounded by nurds. >> i literally couldn't move my legs. they had to pick me up and put them into my next outfit. >> now there's a job. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning."
the way for him to become president barack obama's new pentagon chief despite opposition from some republicans. hagel is expected to have enough votes to get past the senate filibuster and be confirmed as the top pentagon official. he needs 60 votes to make that happen. >>> president obama is due to take part in google+ and the hangout where he will answer questions on his state of the union address. selected participants will ask questions about his address to congress and you can also and questions via the white house's youtube channel. the hangout will start at 4:50. >>> well, if you're a teacher some state lawmakers want to help you out. they want to give you a bigger tax break for school supplies you buy. the bill would allow teachers to write off as much as $500 for school supplies they purchase out of pocket. right now you get $250 from the federal government for those supplies. but the state doesn't have any such offer. similar bills failed in 2003 and 2004 and 2005 because they were deemed too expensive. >>> a former graduate student in pennsylvania is now suing her school
. >>> only on "cbs this morning," former vice president dick cheney blasts and compliment president obama. >>> who will be the next pope? >>> and a nightmare at sea. thousands trapped in deplorable conditions aboard a stranded cruise liner. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> this was not at all a surprise. >> the only real question was when. >> north korea defies the world with a third nuclear test. >> the miniaturized nuclear device. >> triggered a mild earthquake and even prompted the u.n. security council to call an emergency meeting for later this morning. >> president obama has joined international condemnation calling it a highly provacative act. >> the manhunt continues for a cop. >> video shows dorner two days before the killing spree buying scuba gear. >> police searched a hotel in mexico last night. no evidence was dorner was found. >> tonight president obama delivers his first state of the union address of his second term. >> i'm very, very concerned about what i see happening, charlie. >> you thin
taking your family to dinner at a furniture store. >> on "cbs this morning." >> mrs. obama give it to the most american movie, "zero dark thirty," wouldn't want to honor the movie that showed the killing of osama bin laden. her husband wants all the credit for that. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." for the second time in a week a giant winter storm is hammering the country. it's marching across missouri on its way to the east coast. it's already shutting down highways airports and schools in texas, oklahoma, and kansas. >> now the storm is blamed for at least two deaths. emily rittman from our kansas city affiliate kctc, is in overland park, kansas. good morning. >> reporter: many people are already digging out of last week's snowstorm where a foot and a half of snow fell. and they are expecting much more today. they could see another foot here in kansas. the latest winter storm is unleashing blizzard conditions from texas to oklahoma and kansas. a system so powerful you can literally hear its fury. this was amarillo texas, monday whe
. the latest as jodi arias takes the agenda. she could face a withering cross-examination. >>> president obama plans a trip to israel. what it could mean for his dicey relationship with benjamin netanyahu and our role in this volatile region. >>> how being facebook friends with someone could mean a big change in the courtroom. it is all "happening now." jenna: i don't think we're facebook friends, are we. jon: i don't think so. jenna: is that okay for our relationship? jon: that's a good thing. jenna: i think might be a good thing. jon: there is a cloud of controversy though hanging over the president's choice to lead the cia good wednesday morning to, to you, i'm jon scott. this is my nonfacebook friend. jenna: we're all friends. this is on a bigger level. i'm jenna lee. we're glad to have you as we look at this big story. john brennan gears up for his confirmation hearings tomorrow and he could face resistance from republicans democrats and some of the president's really usual supporters. it will come on a number of issues. all of this questioning, potential controversy from the program that
and reach out to israeli and palestinian leaders in phone calls yesterday assuring them the obama administration will continue to pursue a mideast peace agreement will recognize in the individual concerns of both sides. he talked to his counterparts in japan, canada, and mexico and had lunch with george shultz. [applause] [no audio] [no audio] [applause] [applause] >> good morning, mr. secretary. i don't even have to say that you are being welcomed the very warmly by all the employees here. but, mr. secretary, a deputy secretary, on behalf of all the employees of the department of state, it is a privilege of honor and a great privilege to welcome you here today. [applause] you have a wealth of experience and leadership qualities and they will inspire a guide as as we carry out the united states foreign policy in these challenging times ahead. as the son of a diplomat and a member of the united states senate, deeply engaged in american diplomacy, you bring to this office a unique perspective and knowledge of both politics and diplomacy. and of the importance of a professional caree
at christopher dorner and his violent manifesto. >>> on capitol hill yesterday, a surprise about the obama administration's response to syria's civil war. defense secretary leon panetta revealed for the first time that president obama was the one who blocked a plan to arm rebel fighters in syria. the plan was developed last year by then cia director david petraeus and backed by penalty gone leaders and then secretary of state hillary clinton. the white house had doubts about which rebels could be trusted with the arms. those details came to light during the senate hearing on libya. they had tough questions for panetta. he related he and president obama spoke once during the eight-hour benghazi attack that left four americans dead. it also explained why war plains weren't sent. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> good morning, norah. panetta says the reason planes were not sent is because it came in two waves. after the first wave ended, they all thought it was over. plus, he said there wasn't enough actionable intelligence on the ground to act. >> yo
to training. president obama called republican leaders yesterday. bill plante is at the white house. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. first high-level contact but no reported progress. congress will be back to work on monday, but there's a sense here at the white house that the white house will find it politically impossible to make any kind of deal. it will mean trimming across the board. with the pentagon and other departments already in crisis mode, the white house announced thursday that he had phoned them but wouldn't state more. was it to reach out for a decision or to reach out in order to compromise? >> the president shoek with senator mcconnell and the speaker. i have no content to read out to you. the two republican leaders pointed out this was the first time they reached out in ought mat imcuts in 2012. it will mean $1.2 trillion in across-the-board cuts. thursday president obama argued to friendly radio hosts that they're standing in his way for the wrong reasons. >> their basic view is nothing is important enough to raise taxe
'm tempted to describe president obama's spending and tax ideas as small ball, but they're worse than that. they represent a conscious decision to neglect some of the most pressing issues that confront our country. you might even say it's a dereliction of duty in the battle to save america. last week, the congressional budget office projected that our gross national debt will increase from $16 trillion in 2012 to $26 trillion in 2023. now, that may seem like a long way off, but just since president obama has been president, the national debt's gone up by 55%, just in the last four years. but if you project that forward to 2023 when some of these young men and women who are working here as pages will be looking at entering the work force and looking at their futures, all they will see ahead of them is debt and a reduced standard of living. this is what lies ahead for all of us unless we embrace real spending cuts and unless we deal with the unfunded liabilities of medicare and social security. now, president obama has a secret strategy for getting our debt under control, we'd all love to he
by an even bigger name. >> live from the white house, the first lady of the united states, michelle obama. >> reporter: in a show that promised surprises, this one was the biggest. >> i am so honored to help introduce this year's nominees for best picture. >> reporter: the envelope was the winning name was not in hollywood. it was handed to michelle obama in the white house. >> "argo." >> reporter: "argo" won the grand prize even though ben affleck was nominated for best director. >> i was sort of hallucinating. honestly i was just asking these guys outside, was that michelle obama. >> reporter: 22-year-old jennifer lawrence had a very unscripted moment on her way to collecting her oscar for best actress actress. her fall had the audience on its feet. >> what was i thinking when i got up? a bad word i can't say that starts with "f." >> and if question that begins with tommy lee jones begins now. >> reporter: oscars host seth mcfarland got plenty of laughs on stage but was on twitter. >> the actor who got inside his head was john will booth. >> reporter: the sh
in colorado. >>> all that -- >> the second obama term is starting out with bangor two. >> michelle obama's formal portrait. >> a former senator now admitting he had a secret love child with the daughter of another former senator. >> when did the senate become "the jerry springer show?" when did that happen? >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> a woman called 911 because she needed cigarettes. >> hello. i need some cigarettes. >> you don't see me calling 911 because i ran out of jokes. not anymore, anyway. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." a storm is threatening nearly 30 million people in the midwest. it could be the worst weather to hit the region in 20 years. there are white outconditions. people in kansas are being urged to stay off the road. one person has been killed in a storm related crash in oklahoma. in the west it snowed in tucson arizona. look at this. the world golf championship was suspended. blizzard warnings were posted in parts of arizona. >> we have a big mess in the midwest as you have been alluding to. here's what it looks like on
michelle obama is attending a fouuneral service for a 15-year-old girl, gunned down by gang related, and she walked her mother to the open casket. she was killed a few days after performing at an event during president obama's inauguration. the manhunt for an ex-cop turned triple murder suspect intensifying at this hour, more than 100 police officers standing out in california's snowy san bernardino mountains, searching for chris dorner, a former police officer and navy veteran accused of killing a couple and am burbushing an officer on thursday. now back to cavuto. >> you mess with the bull you get the horns. the justice department going off credit rating agency s & p accusing them misleading in the financial crisis. and the same agency downgradi downgrading us and sending the markets in a tailspin. and wondering why other agencies aren't charged. a little peculiar. >> and as someone who covers the financial crisis i have no sympathy for standard & poor's, these were some of the lucrative deals and complex housing bonds and vying for the bonds and they were involved in the deals an
of america, and that detroit as the obama for america campaign reminded us repeatedly, is now very much alive and kicking. but that detroit, the detroit we all want to see survive, exists in the entire country, not within any specific municipal bounds. then there is the literal detroit, the one where people live, the renaissance city founded initially in 1701. once it was a hub for mechanical manufacturing and detroit in the mid 20th century was a magnet for those looking for work. the city's population grew to more than 1.8 million residents in the 1950s. today, according to the latest census, detroit is the only -- the country's 18th largest city with just more than 700,000 inhabitants, for a city that covers almost 139 square miles. a space that san francisco, boston and manhattan could fit in with room to spare. there are so many factors contributing to the city's financial distress but among them, an 18.2% unemployment rate and there is this. the detroit news reported this week that nearly half of the city's owners of residential properties failed to pay their tax bills last year, amount
obama to reduce gun -- gun violence and they're behind them. that includes the semiautomatic ban on rifles, modeled after military weapons. >> i still haven't gotten over connecticut and like the assault weapons to go to war. not in our own country. >> the president and the first lady are kind of like the mom and the dad of the country. and when your dad says something, you listen. >> vice president joe biden's also trying to rally democrats in congress to act on president barack obama's proposal. he spoke to them on wednesday and the president is expected to be at the retreat tomorrow. >>> mail delivery is coming to an end on saturdays. the post office says that they plan to cut back to five day a week deliveries for first class mail. the change would start at the beginning of august. we're still going to be able to get mail ordered pixes,est press -- prescriptions, express mail and packages on saturdays. this will save the post office billions of dollars. >>> coming up restaurant week in annapolis from february 25th to march 3rd you can treat yourself to some great food. at a r
>>> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is on assignment. president obama is warning about across-the-board budget cuts soon to kick in. he warns people will lose their jobs and services will be slashed. >> we are now nine days away from those deep automatic cuts. bill plante is at the white house. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. top congressional leaders say it's the president's fault and they don't want these cuts to happen even though some of their members do. the president says he doesn't want the cuts to happen either. today he sits down with local tv reporters to as the white house official puts it to turn up the pressure for republicans to compromise. with just over a week until the cuts take effect the president's placing the blame for the sequester squarely at the doorstep of the republicans in congress. >> the last thing our families can afford right now is pain imposed unnecessarily by by partisan recklessness. >> reporter: he'll hit the road to argue his case campaign stile regarding burgeoning budget cuts. he wants to clos
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. bill clinton will be speaking at the funeral of ed koch today on behalf of president obama. mayor bloomberg will deliver the eulogy for the funeral. the mayor passed away february 1. he was 88. >>> president obama says the boy scouts should be open to all boys, including those who are gay. in an exclusive interview with cbs news sunday, the president praised scouting as an organization that offers opportunities. he says no one should be excluded. >> the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think nobody should be barred for that. >> the boy scouts of america will meet next week to discuss whether to change its national policy banning gays from scouting. mr. obama is honorary president of the boy scouts. >> coming up on 6:15, howard bernstein alongside. we had conversational snow for the seventh out of the eighth day. is it cold enough for the ski slopes? >> i talked to my friends at wisp. the skiing was really g. they're making a lot of snow. they're goi
, and i appreciate that." >> on "cbs this morning." >> did you see pictures of president obama playing golf this past weekend with tiger woods? neither did we. >> i don't understand what the outrage is. you want to watch him shank and slice? >> you know you have a good marriage when you say, sure honey, go have a guys' weekend with tiger woods in florida. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." nora o'donnell is on assignment. we've learned new details about what motivated adam lanza to go on a shooting spree last december in newtown, connecticut. >> the rampage at the sandy hook loophole elementary school killed 20 students and six faculty members. we have more. >> reporter: good morning. law enforcement sources tell cbs news that adam lanza was motivated by violent video games and a strong personal desire to kill more people than another infamous mass murderer. sources say adam lanza saw himself as being in direct competition with anders breivik, a norwegian man who killed 77 people in july 2011. breivik set off a bomb in downtown oslo killin
the hell alone. >> why aren't you a republican? >> how do you know i'm not? >> because obama appointed you. >> i've made jokes about you but -- >> and all that the mares. >> the public records indicate superdome officials were worried about a possible blackout months before the super bowl. >> on "cbs this morning." zbles that he how hard the city of new orleans parties, even their football stadiums blackout. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." we are learning new details about the end of an alabama hostage drama. fbi agents raided an underground bunker yesterday shooting and killing the kidnaper. >> the captive a five-year-old boy ethan is said to be okay. they had to move in because the kidnaper was growing desperate. mark strassmann good morning. >> reporter: good morning norah and charlie. ethan is waking up with his mother for a first time in the week but bomb technicians spent time in the bunker processing the crime scene and looking for improvised explosives. it began asended as violently as it began with a gunshot. >> he's a special child.
the best and worst super bowl ads. >>> right before the super bowl president obama sat down with "cbs evening news" anchor scott pely about an exclusive interview. he was asked about the economy shrinking in the last quarter of 2012. >> i don't think the issue right now is raising rates. the question is if we're going to be serious about reducing our deficit, can we combine some smart spending cuts because there's still some waste in government. can we reform our health care programs in particular because we spend a lot more on health care than every other country does, and we don't get better outcomes. there's a lot of waste in the system. there are things we can do to reduce health care costs. and can we close some loopholes and deductions that folks who are well connected and have a lot of accountants and lawyers can take advantage of. they end up paying lower rates than a bus driver or a cop. can we close some of those loopholes? if you combine those things together, then we can not only reduce our deficit, but we can continue to invest in things like educa
sports reporter scott pelley has a live interview with president obama tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. eastern time 1:30 pacific during the super bowl today. >>> on wall street the dow jones industrial average topped 14,000 yesterday thanks to strong job growth and positive numbers in housing and manufacturing. the dow added 149 points to close above 14,000 for the first time in more than five years. it has been a quick climb since 2009 when the dow fell to a 12-year low, 6,547. >>> gas prices are also on the rise. the aaa nationalage is $3.46. that's a jump of 13 cents in a week. ben tracy takes a look at the spike and how it's spread. >> reporter: the price at the pump has risen 29 cents. the average price for regular is $3.92. >> we know there was a wholesale spike of about 50 cents last week, and so the market has to absorb that cost in some way. >> reporter: oil companies say it's a supply issue. some area refineries are shut down for maintenance, while others are switching from the winter blend of gasoline to the more expensive summer blend. it could affect the gass
the nominations. >> until president obama talks about the benghazi attack. >> i'm not going to stop until we get to the bottom of it. >>> thousands of people are stranded after an engine fire left the carnival triumph without electricity in the gulf of mexico. >> all that -- >> and the grammy goes to "we are young." >> everybody can see our faces, and we are not very young. >> and the grammy goes to mumford & sons. >> and you can see, i read the memo. >> -- and all that matters -- >> john kerry becoming secretary of state is a sign of strength. >> senator hagel. >> senator hagel. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> we're bringing in a highly trained team profession alg body doubles. >> they look nothing like me. some of them are black. they look nothing like me. >> well neither are you, homey. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." we have breaking news from vatican city. pope benedict xvi says he will resign at the end of the month. the bombshell announcement affects more than 1 billion catholics around the world. >> the 85-year-old pope revealed his decision this morni
of faith will be discussed in d.c.. the event will provide a venue for president barack obama to deliver his first remarks about america's religious community. >>> well, someone is waking up a lot richer than they were before they went to bed. the powerball numbers were drawn last night. for a jackpot of $270 million. before taxes. we know those winning numbers came out of virginia. but we don't know the name of the person who was the winner on possible -- or possibly it was a group of people that are going to be spreading out the winnings. >> lucky. lucky. >> i think the take home was like $130 million. >> that's what i read. >> i could probably do all right on that. >> i would figure out something to do about it that's for sure. >>> this is the week the super bowl bets are being settled across the country and basically other countries as well. >> two anchors in canada made a friendly wager on who would win the american version obviously football. the super bowl. they had to pay for the -- loser had to pay in messy way. i have no ideas about that. but take a look. >> here we go. are you
its brand. >>> president obama this afternoon will go on google+ to discuss his state of the union address. just as he did a year ago. you can watch it on google+, youtube or >>> we've been hearing that apple is developing a so-called smart watch but there's already one of the market -- on the market. "usa today's" ed baig says pebble i paper mart watch has -- smart watch has potential but it doesn't do enough yet. >> at the end of the day it's wearing a wristwatch and there's some convenience to speaking at the -- peeking at the screen to see who's calling or you know what that latest text message is. >> you can order the watch at and those are your techbytes. i'm diana perez. >>> thank you for joining us this morning. and happy valentine's day by the way. love comes in all forms it doesn't just have to be romantic. for example, teachers they receive the most valentines next on the list, kids, mothers, wives and sweethearts. so if you want to give a little love no any of the people -- to any of the people. we're working for you this morning. that's wh
are planning a rally today. they'll be demonstrating in catonsville. president barack obama proposed raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour during the state of the union address. >>> two new stamps are being unveiled today. one will be of rosa parks and the other is of the emancipation proclamation. a dedication ceremony is happening today at the edge until f. lewis museum in baltimore. >>> slick roads in parts of california. take a look. cameras were rolling as a number of cars slammed into one another on i-15. eight cars piled up along the snow and ice covered roads and there were a few minor injuries reported. officials have issued a warning to people to slow down because of the icy conditions. once again we've talked about this throughout the morning. 18 states to be affected by this. but some of the names we're not used to. parts of southern california, arizona? >> i know that's where you go golfing this time of year but it's ugly and lynette i know a lot of people are wondering if that's going to hit us and how hard and when. >> all right, yes it is going to hit us. not so hard but aga
. the man convicted was found guilty in 2010 of killing chandra levy. >>> president barack obama will address faith based groups today. the president is scheduled to speak at the national prayer breakfast. the event is sponsored by the evangelical fellowship foundation and it provides a venue for the president to talk to religious leaders since announcing his support of gay marriage. >>> time now for five things to know on this thursday morning. someone is $270 million richer this morning. the powerball numbers were drawn last night and we know that the wink ticket was bought in virginia but we don't know the name of the person or the group of people that won. >>> the iron is out and the cat is in. hasbro has unveiled the newest monopoly token. the company launched a contest to replace one of the classic tokens with one of the new tokens. the iron got the boot. the cat now coming in. >>> and today top cops will reveal some of the new trends in awe toe theft. students from -- auto theft. students from towson university will receive some scholarship money for a psa they had about p
the stage making fun of president obama and journalists in washington, d.c.. the late night comedian is featuring hi about this year at -- act this year as the white house correspondents' dinner, you can catch all the laughs in april. >>> as hollywood gets ready for sunday a director has briefly detained by immigration officials in l. a. x.. ohm met burn et directed the film "five broken cameras." he was told he didn't have proper proof he was a nominee but after an hour of questioning they were allowed to enter the country. >>> well, it is the place you see the stars and judge their outfits before they ever get to the academy awards. that being the red carpet. it's now being rolled out and ready to walk on. remember we are your oscar station coming up this sunday. you can see all of the up-to- date information and to make the judgments on your own, go to and watch the 85th annual academy awards right here on abc2 beginning at 8:30. but you can tune in earlier to catch some of the red carpet arrivals. 8:30 is when it starts? >> well, were you disappointed? it's li
president obama sat down with cbs's scott pelley for an exclusive interview. he talked about the economy shrinking and the last quarter of 2012. >> i don't think the question is about raising rates. the question is if we can reduce the deficit, can we combine some spending cuts because there's still waste in government, can we reform our health care because we spend more than eany other country. there's ways to reduce health care costs. and can we close loopholes and deductions that folks that are well connected and have a lot of accountants and lawyers can take advantage of, can we close some of those loopholes. if you combine those things together, then we cannot only reduce our deficit but we can continue to invest in things like education and research and development that's going to help us grow. washington cannot continually operate under a cloud of crisis. that freezes up consumers, it gets businesses worried. we can't afford these self-inflicted wounds. and there's a way for us to resolve these budget problems in a responsible way through a balanced approach that the vast majority
, and by the house so president obama can sign it into law. i know we'll take an act of political courage for many members of congress to support an assault weapons ban of 2013 but the time for courage is now. how many more children, how many more police officers do we have to lose for our elected representatives to do the right thing? please take action now in the interest of the most important special interest groups in america, all of american. >> thank you very much. it is very much appreciated. i would like to, did you treat sandy hook victims? >> yes. i was in the e.r. that day when the victims came in. >> can you describe the kinds of wounds and the number of bullets in these small bodies? >> there's privacy rules in hippa that prevent me from detailing the type of wounds. but most of the victims didn't come in when you have such horrific injuries to little bodies, they don't make it to the hospital. the coroner from the state of connecticut, he stated that each body had three-11 bullets. when a child has three-111 bullets and it is an assault-type bullet and it does not go in a straight li
. this is from the president, president obama, in his second inaugural address referencing selma. here it is. >> we, the people declare today the most evident of truths that all of us are created equal is the star that guides us still just as it guided our forebearers through seneca falls and selma and stonewall, just as it guided all those men and women, sung and unsung, who left footprints along this great mall to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk alone. to hear a king proclaim that our individual freedom is inextricablyly bound from the freedom of every soul on earth. (applause) it is now our generation's task to carry on what those pioneers began. for our journey is not complete til o wiv, our mothers and daughters can earn a living equal to their efforts. (cheers and applause) our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. (cheers and applause) for if we are truly created equal than surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> rose: so there's a reference to selma and other places in which movements
think it ought to be -- with all the questions about -- and especially with, you know, barack obama saying he'd have questions about whether his son would play if he had a son. so plenty to talk to the commissioner about. it's great to be in new orleans, let me also say that. >> great to have you. >> your kind of town. >> thank you, bob. >>> at the senate hearing hagel addressed the computer hacking. two major newspapers say chinese hackers infiltrated their computers for the last several months. >>> meanwhile pentagon officials are looking at a big change in how they fight tearer. bob orr is in washington. >> those attacks are part of the broader campaign by foreign cyber spies to hack computer systems inside the u.s. officials warn more are inevitable as cyber attacks are ga greater now. to government sponsored hackers inside china. chinese officials denied the allegations calling them not professional and groundless but both papers say there is evidence hackers stole reporters' passwords and attempted to monitor governments of the papers. state-sponsored spies, mostly from china,
, thanks. >>> we're going to turn to washington now, where president obama's nominee for defense secretary has hit another speed bump. key senate republicans are holding up the confirmation vote for their former colleague, chuck hagel. can this delay derail the nomination? let's bring in jon karl. he made it through the armed services committee. why the holdup now? >> reporter: republicans are demanding more information about his background. they have a long letter, detailing questions about the work he did after he left the senate. and they will not allow an up-or-down vote. other senators want information on the attack in benghazi. but the bottom line is, democrats will try to force a vote as early as today, maybe tomorrow. but they will need 60 votes to get him confirmed, at least now. and right now, a top senate democrat told me they don't think they have the votes. >> they don't have the votes, even if there's 65 senate democrats and republicans said they won't filibuster this nomination. >> reporter: they're not filibustering. but they want more information before they allow that up-
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